(VIDEO) Paris Photographer, Katie Donnelly Interviewed by Kirbanu

Interviews are so revealing and intimate. I was really humbled when the incredible artist Kirbanu asked me to be a part of her artist interview series while she was passing through Paris a few months ago. 

Kirbanu and I talk about a lot of personal things here: 

  • Lots of reasons why I started family photography in the first place
  • The emotional path of entrepreneurship
  • Advice for other photographers and entrepreneurs starting out on their dreams

I feel a bit naked and vulnerable sharing a lot of intimate things with the internet, but I think honesty and transparency is so important. If you take the time to watch, thank you for letting me share a bit of me with you.  (ALERT: It’s a bit long! I can’t seem to stop talking and we literally ran out of battery at the end!). 

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the video in the comments below!

PS. if you want a laugh I kind of look like I have dinosaur arms in the video with this dress (HA!)

Want to get in touch and have your own Paris photo session with me? Get in touch here

Celebrating 40 in Style II Paris Lifestyle Photographer, Katie Donnelly

I absolutely LOVED it when I got Keisha's first email asking about dong a birthday session for herself and with her partner. I love when people celebrate themselves, we don't do it enough in nice ways.. I think it's really important in life to have respect for others and yourself, If you don't it's easy to make choices that aren't good for you and those you love in the long run.

Getting portraits done in a city that she loves was one of those ways of showing up and saying, "This is me at 40, and I'm proud of that!" Confidence, respect, and humility are so important in life and you can tell each time you speak with her that she exudes all three.

I say it all the time and I'll say it again and again, my clients are the best. Keisha, it was a joy working with you!! Thank you so much for choosing me to document such a beautiful moment for you two.

WHAT SHE SAID: "Oh my goodness Katie we absolutely LOVE these pictures!!! Steven can't stop talking about what a great job you did.  Thank you for everything! Keisha"

WHAT SHE SAID:

"Oh my goodness Katie we absolutely LOVE these pictures!!! Steven can't stop talking about what a great job you did. 

Thank you for everything!

Keisha"

Three Is Not A Crowd II Newborn Photosession II Paris Newborn Photography

At home newborn sessions are amongst my favorite things to photograph! This beautiful family had just moved to Paris so it was their first session with me (and I really hope not the last!). I LOVED those silly, crazy boys and how they just wanted to play! When they had their little brother in their laps all they did was hug him and kiss him and look at him. It was THE SWEETEST!

Enjoy a few of my favorites from their newborn session!

A Picnic At The Eiffel Tower with White House Black Market, My Style Vita, Lauren Elyse, and Lush to Blush II Paris Lifestyle Photographer

It was so much fun working with White House Black Market, My Style Vita, Lauren Elyse, and Lush to Blush on this cute Eiffel Tower picnic! I wish you could smell those strawberries, they were SO GOOD!

See more about this cute picnic on their blog posts:

My Style Vita

Lush to Blush

BFF Paris Photo Session turns Surprise Engagement! II Paris Engagement Photographer

Originally posted on Inspired by This, I'm excited to bring you a session that is not super recent but still one of my favorites! Rachelle (in the white) told Ally that they were going to have a best friends session while A was in Paris and meanwhile we were scheming with her boyfriend for him to surprise her and PROPOSE! Seriously, how romantic!!! You can actually see the surprise on her face. It was SO much fun! Congratulations again M+A and lots of luck for your beautiful future together.

Nominated for Best Portrait Photographer in Paris! II Katie Donnelly Photography

When I saw Katie Donnelly Photography in Expatriates Magazine and online nominated for best portrait photographer in Paris I was incredibly humbled (and still am!). Thank you to everyone for voting and if you haven't and want to cast a vote for KDP, you can head over here!

Here is a recent session that I absolutely LOVE! Enjoy!

"Show me how strong you are!"

"Show me how strong you are!"

Vote for Katie Donnelly Photography as the best portrait photographer in Paris HERE